The papers in this special issue of Journal of International Development are drawn primarily from a panel organised by Young Lives, a longitudinal study of child poverty in four developing countries, at the 2009 Development Studies Association conference.
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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe / Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS)
Invites you to submit a proposal to conduct a thematic study on the capacity of child care and social protection systems to provide adequate support to the most vulnerable children and their families and prevent family separation in three countries of CEE/CIS.
www.childrecovery.info is a dedicated online resource for the recovery and reintegration of children affected by sexual exploitation and trafficking globally. Developed and maintained through an Oak Foundation fellowship, the site is supported by an Advisory Group of experts and hosted by the UHI Centre for Rural Childhood in Scotland.
Save the Children Norway (SCN) calls for researchers or consultants to lead a thematic evaluation of Partner Cooperation – Strengthening local and national capacity, and invites relevant institutions/consultants to respond with an Expression of Interest, deadline 25 February 2011.
The Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University has launched its own YouTube channel.
Under various names – education and conflict, education and fragility, education and insecurity, etc – the understanding of linkages between education and violent conflict has emerged as an important and pressing area of inquiry.
This paper seeks to address the underlying issue of why age assessment is so politicised in the UK. How have ‘age-disputed persons’ become a salient political problem? Why does their age assessment remain contentious despite a number of policy amendments?
This edition of Early Childhood Matters looks at young children’s experiences of growing up in urban settings. A quarter of the world’s children live in poor urban settlements - a fact which presents opportunities to deliver accessible services cost-effectively, but also poses many challenges.
A report on the situation facing Palestinian children detained in the Israeli military court system. Reporting period: 1 July to 31 December 2010
This report is submitted on behalf of Defence for Children International–Palestine Section (DCI-Palestine), a national section of the international non-governmental child rights organisation and movement, Defence for Children International
Ethical issues are a crucial consideration when researchers are working with children and young people. This clear and practical text informs students and researchers about all the relevant laws and guidelines that apply when they are conducting research with children and young people.
This 2011 edition of The African Report on Child Wellbeing is the second in a series of reports published biennially by The African Child Policy Forum as our contribution to putting Africa’s children on the public and political agenda, and to holding African governments accountable to their obligations – to their children.
This interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together scholars to explore key issues, opportunities and challenges in implementing the UNCRC. In particular we are interested in exploring the gap between children’s rights standards as set out by the UNCRC and the active implementation of the UNCRC rights within States Parties.
QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST Jun 1 - 2, 2011. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 1 March 2011.
Early in 2008 the International Play Association: Promoting the Child’s Right to Play (IPA) entered a partnership with seven other international organisations to propose that the UNCRC organise a Day of Discussion and/or develop a General Comment on article 31 for the purpose of elaborating on its meaning and increasing state accountability with regard to compliance.
Evaluation is crucial for determining the effectiveness of social programs and interventions. In this nuts and bolts handbook, social work and health care professionals are shown how evaluations should be done, taking the intimidation and guesswork out of this essential task.
CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN CRISIS: THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL CRISES ON THE HUMAN CAPITAL ACCUMULATION PROCESS OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND HOW TO BEST PROTECT SUCH INVESTMENTS
A research conference organised by World Bank Human Development Network and Jacobs Foundation
Castle Marbach, Marbach, Germany, May 5-6, 2011 Deadline for abstracts: February 15, 2011
This book is about the opportunities and challenges involved in mainstreaming knowledge about children in international development policy and practice. It focuses on the ideas, networks and institutions that shape the development of evidence about child poverty and wellbeing, and the use of such evidence in development policy debates.
The 12th ISPCAN European Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect arranged by the University of Tampere and ISPCAN (International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect), together with NASPCAN (The Nordic Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect)
18 - 21 September, 2011, Tampere, Finland. Deadline abstracts: 15 March 2011
Volume 29 Issue 8 2010: Social Work Education in Asia: New Horizons The articles in this issue focus on the growth of social work education. They have also brought out the challenges faced by social work educators in their respective countries. Some authors have argued for re-focusing of target groups; some would like greater attention to be paid to social change and more work with the marginalized and those facing abuse of their human rights.
Social Welfare, Social Work and Social Development: Policy Options for a Sustainable Future. The Joint Biennial World Conference of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, the International Council on Social Welfare and the International Federation of Social Workers in cooperation with Swedish partners is set for Stockholm, Sweden 9 - 12 July 2012.
Development in Practice offers practice-based analysis and research relating to development and humanitarianism providing a worldwide forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences among practitioners, scholars, policy shapers, and activists. By challenging current assumptions, and by active editorial engagement with issues of diversity and social justice, the journal seeks to stimulate new thinking and ways of working.